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Arizona Fires Head Coach Mike Stoops, Will They Regret It?

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  1. RSSBot

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    By Jon Woods

    The University of Arizona has fired head coach Mike Stoops after his Wildcats fell to the previously 0-5 Oregon St. Beavers on Saturday. The loss gave the Wildcats their fifth straight loss on the year on top of a five game losing streak to end the 2010 season. Even though the schedule lightens up considerably the rest of the way, Athletic Director Greg Byrne apparently thought that the...

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  2. Lt.Col.FrankSlade

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    Arizona is a unique school. Dick Tomey had a few really good years, mixed in with some pretty average years. John Mackovic never did a thing. Stoops seemed to be building but they really crashed over the end of last year and the start of this year.
     
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    i always thought he was hugely over rated as a coach. They had 1 decent season under him that is it, and got throttled in that bowl game.
     
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    I'm glad they didn't decide to do it the week prior to us playing them. This is a game I think we have a shot at winning. Teams often play up the week or two after a coach gets fired so we should be past that bump by the time we see them.
     
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    Based on the record it's hard to argue with that statement. He might be one of those guys who is simply a better coordinator than head coach.
     

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